Scott Neuman http://knba.org en Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality http://knba.org/post/rubio-small-government-can-help-fix-economic-inequality <a href="http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/">Sen. Marco Rubio</a>, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:27:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 13684 at http://knba.org Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality 45 Years Ago, Armstrong Took His 'One Small Step' http://knba.org/post/45-years-ago-armstrong-took-his-one-small-step Forty-five years ago today, in arguably the greatest technological feat of the 20th Century, two Americans stepped off the ladder of their small landing craft and walked on the surface of the moon.<p>The first of them, Neil Armstrong, 38, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, pronounced his accomplishment "one small step for [a] man; one giant leap for mankind." The second, 39-year-old New Jersey native Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., described what he saw as "magnificent desolation."<p>As the pair bounded across the lunar landscape, planting an American flag, setting up experiments, and collecting soil and rocks, a Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:40:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 13677 at http://knba.org 45 Years Ago, Armstrong Took His 'One Small Step' R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict http://knba.org/post/rj-reynolds-vows-appeal-23-billion-cancer-death-verdict R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the nation's second-largest cigarette maker, is vowing to fight a verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer.<p>Calling the massive award "grossly excessive and impermissible under state and constitutional law," the tobacco company's CEO, J. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:21:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 13667 at http://knba.org R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict At Least 13 Israeli Soldiers, 87 Palestinians Killed In Gaza Strip Sunday http://knba.org/post/humanitarian-truce-quickly-collapses-gaza-fighting-resumes <strong><em>Updated at 10:30 p.m. ET.</em></strong><p>A spokesman for Hamas claimed Sunday that the group has captured an Israeli soldier. Reuters quotes Israel's ambassador to the U.N., Ron Prosor, as saying that no Israeli soldier has been kidnapped.<p>It's the latest development in a bloody day of fighting between Israel and Hamas. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:53:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 13663 at http://knba.org At Least 13 Israeli Soldiers, 87 Palestinians Killed In Gaza Strip Sunday Kerry: Evidence Points Clearly To Rebels Shooting Down MH17 http://knba.org/post/pressure-grows-putin-secure-access-ukraine-crash-site <strong><em>Updated at 4:25 p.m. ET.</em></strong><p>In the most emphatic U.S. statement to date on culpability for the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Eastern Ukraine that killed 298 people, Secretary of State John Kerry says evidence overwhelmingly points to Russian-backed separatists.<p>In an interview with CNN, he says that U.S. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:10:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 13662 at http://knba.org Kerry: Evidence Points Clearly To Rebels Shooting Down MH17